The first flight carrying 254 Brunei Darussalam haj pilgrims has departed from the Prince Muhammad bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, Jeddah at 12.03 midnight local time last night. The delegation comprised of haj pilgrims who used the haj packages from Darussalam Holdings Sendirian Berhad, Raudah Al-Amin and Attaqwa Travel Agency.
Present at the airport to bid farewell were Pengiran Haji Irman bin Pengiran Haji Othman, Acting Consul General of Brunei Darussalam in Jeddah; Awang Haji Abdullah bin Haji Mohammad, Head of the Haj Management Office for Administration; and Doctor Haji Mahmud Shauqi bin Haji Mahmud Saedon, Head of the Haj Management Office for Medical. The second flight is expected to arrive on 29th August at 6.15 in the afternoon, while the third flight will be this Friday at 6.45 in the morning, and the final flight on Saturday 2.55 in the afternoon.
Source: Radio Television Brunei